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CRICOS Course Code 103768F

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

Program Content: The training program covers 24 units of competency taken from the Qualification. Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). Participants are required to successfully complete all 24 units.

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72 weeks

Model & Delivery

Full-time & Face-to-face


24 Core Units & 3 Elective Units


Every month 15th

Application Fee

AUD $300*

Total Course Fee

AUD $12,250**

Resources: Students are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.

Recognition: This course holds national accreditation under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Assessments: A range of assessment strategies is employed for this qualification and the choice of strategy is dependent on the nature of the unit of competency. Strategies may include but not limit practical application and demonstration of skills, oral presentations, written assignments, tests and projects, work-based projects including the maintenance of log books, action research projects, case studies and log books.

Career Opportunities: Training Pathway: CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Advanced Diploma Level: CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Employment Pathway: Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

Construction Manager, Building Supervisor, Project Manager (Construction)

Reassessment: Students can have three reassessments of NYC (Not Yet Competent) free of charge provided that the submission of assessments has been done on time. Further, if a student fails more than three times in the unit, the student will have to repeat that unit and charges will be AUD$350.00 per unit (GST will not be charged).

Eligibility/ Entry requirements: This qualification requires a minimum of year 12 completion or equivalent. Oceania Polytechnic requires students to be a minimum of 16* years of age and to demonstrate that they have sufficient English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) through satisfactory completion of OPIE’s pre-enrolment LLN test. International students may be required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiency to the minimum level of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. (Please check the Department of Home Affairs website on for student visa requirements).

*When it is packaged with Cert III courses

Unit Listings


Unit Code Unit Name Core Elective
Building & Construction Standerds Module
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings Core
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings Core
CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction Core
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor Core
Building & Construction Contacts Module
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract Core
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Core
Building & Construction Planning Module
PCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications Core
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings Core
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of on-site building and construction work Core
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors Core
Building & Construction Project Quality Module Core
CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions Core
CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction Core
CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects Core
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality Elective
Building & Construction Project Processes Module
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering Core
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys Core
Building & Construction Project Management Module
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Core
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management Core
CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work Core
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances Core
BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement Elective
CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry Elective

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